Pella
Happiness rating is 52 out of 100
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Interviews at Pella

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Pella.

Interview experience

Based on 128 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 142 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 134 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Pella

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
37%
About a week
29%
About two weeks
17%
About a month
13%
More than one month
4%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
78%
Drug test
70%
Background check
61%
Phone call/screening
49%
Group interview
36%
Least reported steps
Presentation
9%
They have no interview
2%
Take-home/sample work
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at Pella

  • They DO judge you on your looks if your a male with long hair get it cut!
    Shared on April 12, 2019
  • 3 managers take you in a room and askyou question and than they called me back less than a hour later and hired me
    Shared on May 23, 2017 - Production Worker / Window Glazer - Gresham, OR
  • You have to interview with many members of the upper management staff
    Shared on March 15, 2017 - Production Line Lead - Gettysburg, PA
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Interview questions at Pella

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • All behavior based interviewing, for instance... "Tell us about a time that you've been frustrated when things didn't go well." "How did you handle it"
    Shared on August 15, 2019 - Department Manager - Pella, IA
  • Equipment and pay
    Shared on August 15, 2019 - Delivery Driver and Customer Service - Greensboro, NC
  • How would I handle a employee dispute?
    Shared on September 23, 2016 - Team Lead - West Columbia, SC

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Interview tips at Pella

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)47%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)29%
  • They didn’t have a dress code13%
  • Formal (business suit)9%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Pella

  • Know how to use a tape measure
    Shared on August 9, 2022 - Production Worker - Sioux Center, IA
  • Be ready to work, ask questions.
    Shared on April 30, 2021 - Current Member - Gettysburg, PA
  • Be honest and relaxed
    Shared on September 23, 2016 - Team Lead - West Columbia, SC

The first interview at Pella

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed30%
  • Other17%
  • Employee referral13%
  • Other online job site9%
  • Recruiter contacted me9%

How candidates received their first interview at Pella

  • Through a temp agency
    Shared on October 15, 2019 - Assembly Worker - Macomb, IL
  • Pella Corporation was doing a "mass hiring" for factory workers back in 1983 and I was lucky enough to be selected for an Interview and was then hired.
    Shared on December 3, 2018 - Sr Oracle Configurator Analyst - Pella, IA
  • Family all employed there in past
    Shared on January 24, 2018 - Senior Operator/ LOYAL EMPLOYEE - Pella, IA

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